Category archive: Thoughts and Reflections

What is the Brotherhood?

The fellowship term may refer to the relationship of brotherhood which designates the relationship between brothers and, by extension, to any intimate relationship of friendship and trust of both A disciple of Confucius told him ruefully: All men have brothers. I just have not. Confucius replied: You must look at all the men who inhabit the…

Freemasonry and his Members

Freemasonry must never be thought of in terms of potential privileges but in the sense of the responsibilities it imposes on its members. The obligations that every Mason has for the order, not opposed to those that have been assumed by reason of belonging to the human society, however, the mere fact of belonging to…

The Phoenix

“When the Phoenix ​​sees his end, builds a special nest with branches of oak and filled with cinnamon, spikenard, and myrrh, on top of a palm tree, there is positioned and singing the most sublime melodies expires and  three days from the ashes, a new phoenix arises and, when his strong enough carries to the…

The Three Wise Monkeys

The three monkeys (Japanese san saru (三 猿)), also known as the “three wise monkeys” or “three mystic apes” are represented in a wood sculpture Jingoro Hidari (1594-1634), located on the sacred stables Toshogu shrine (1636) built in honor of Tokugawa Ieyasu in Nikko, north of Tokyo (Japan). The Japanese names of the three monkeys…

Alchemy and Pinocchio

Launched in 1940, Pinocchio is a Disney classic that is still appreciated by children and adults worldwide. Pinocchio was originally written by Italian Carlo Lorenzini (known by his pen name Carlo Collodi). (1826-1890) Le Avventure di Pinocchio has a lot of metaphysical aspects that are often overlooked by modern readers. An important fact that is…

Who is the Apprentice Mason ?

Apprentice Mason could consider as being characterized by opening your mind and by the intensity of his desire to progress, which leads intelligent, diligent, persistent, active, relentless and permanently. It may also be understood as one that seeks to cultivate and harvest Virtue and Truth in each of his steps, regardless of age or conditions….

The Matrix, The Symbolism and Philosophical Content

  If it exists in the world of cinema project tremendously ambitious, complex and fraught with subtleties script, without a doubt, the film is called The Matrix. The wealth of criteria, symbology, religion and philosophy is so vast in this trilogy, the deep content of these demands a detailed study of virtually every detail within…

What is and is not Freemasonry

What is and is not and Freemasonry Masonic method itself can be summarized in the following thirty-three points, according to the Grand Lodge Symbolic of Spain (and most Masonic powers): Initiation is not timely and temporary phenomenon, its a process, that can be represented in a ceremony. The initiation is not given, is raised. Initiation…

Life Measured as a Mason

Life is not measured scoring points, as in a game. Life is not measured by the number of friends you have, nor how you accepted by others.It is not measured according to the plans you have for the weekend or if you just stay home. It is not measured by who you date, who you…

The Soul & Time

The soul in which there is neither birth nor death, only remained eternal in existence, where she is not, nor come to be, nor shall only exists eternally in the time of which we know very little, so little that only we divide it into centuries, decades, years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds and…

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